Ferilyn D. Kaplan


Kaplan, Ferilyn D., 72, died Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Briarcliffe Manor. She was the beloved wife of Robert S. Kaplan for 50 years. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Bernard and Anita (Zeldes) Berman, she had lived in West Warwick for 17 years, previously living in Cranston. She worked at local retail establishments and in customer service at A&H Manufacturing. Ferilyn was a graduate of URI.  She was an active member of the River Farms community, playing Mahjong and planning social activities.  Devoted mother of Stacey Isaacs and her husband, Daniel, of Monroe Twp., NJ and Jody Kaplan Ro of New York, NY. Dear sister of Linda Ochsman of Chevy Chase, MD and Barbara Kempner of Delray Beach, FL. Loving grandmother of Emma, Abby, Benjamin and Amanda.  Funeral services will be held THURSDAY at 11:00 a.m. at SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Brain Injury Association of RI, 1017 Waterman Ave., East Providence, RI 02914 or  HopeHealth Hospice, 1085 N. Main St., Providence, RI 02904 or a charity of your choice.  Shiva will be observed at her late residence on Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 p.m.


  1. Debbie Roberts
    Aug 7, 2019

    Dear Bob and family,
    I was so saddened to hear of Ferilyn’s passing. She was a wonderful bowling partner and always had a smile. She was always kind and caring. I will miss her. Deepest condolences.

  2. Wendy Berman Salisbury
    Aug 7, 2019

    Bob, Stacey, Jody, Linda & Barbara,
    Please accept my condolences on the loss of your dear wife, mother and sister. Sending prayers and love.
    Cousin Wendy

  3. Charna Milstein, Jack Milstein
    Aug 7, 2019

    Ferilyn will be greatly missed by us who knew and loved her.Our deepest condolences to you,Bob, and your family!

  4. Esta Dubinsky Cohen
    Aug 7, 2019

    We are devastated to read this. Bob, Jerry and I send hugs and our love and condolences to all of you. We are so sorry for your loss

  5. Jane Lubin
    Aug 7, 2019

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very difficult and stressful time

  6. Esta F Avedisian
    Aug 7, 2019

    Sorry to learn of Ferilyn’s passing. She was a lovely person.

  7. May your memories of Ferilyn help ease the pain.
    Please accept our sincere sympathies.
    Mary and Michael Trainor

  8. Debby Griffin
    Aug 7, 2019

    Dear Bob and Family, I was very sorry to hear of Ferilyn’s passing. I have many memories of our time together at A&H and our many ride share trips to work. My thoughts are with you Bob, your daughters and grandchildren. With deepest sympathy, Debby Griffin.

  9. Harly Magrath
    Aug 7, 2019

    Bob, our sincere condolences to you and your family. Harly and Beverly

  10. Irene & Bill Roux
    Aug 8, 2019

    Our deepest condolences on the passing of Ferilyn. Remembering many wonderful times spent here at River Farms.

  11. Kathy Cheney
    Aug 8, 2019

    Dear Bob and Family: We are so very sad for Ferilyn’s passing. We have many wonderful memories of fun times spent with her. We will certainly miss her. She was a special part of my bowling days and our events at River Farms. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you . Warmest wishes, Bill and Kathy Cheney

  12. Sandy Furgang
    Aug 8, 2019

    Dear Bob and Family, Please accept our sincere condolences. May you find some comfort in the many wonderful memories you shared with Ferilyn. We will miss her and her sense humor… she always had a way to make us laugh.
    Sincerely Sam and Sandy Furgang.

  13. Sandra Dolan
    Aug 8, 2019

    I am so sorry to hear of Ferilyns passing. Condolences to her family . May she Rest In Peace. Sandra R. Dolan

  14. Rena E Dressler
    Aug 8, 2019

    Dear Bob and Family
    So sorry for your family’s loss. I hope you all find peace during this difficult time.

  15. Si & Bunny Korowitz
    Aug 12, 2019

    We are deeply saddened by Ferilyn ‘s passing. We extend our sincere sympathies to you and your devoted family. We have many fond memories and will always remember our fun times we shared together.
    Warmly, Bunny & Si

  16. Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island
    Aug 15, 2019

    Dear Mr. Kaplan and family,

    On behalf of the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island,
    Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  17. Joyce Pemberton
    Sep 16, 2019

    Bob, my deepest condolences for your family’s loss. I’ll always remember you, Ferilyn and your young (at the time) family. Please take care of yourself.

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